A creep caught with indecent child abuse images on his computer has dodged jail.

Thomas Robertson, 57, pleaded guilty to downloading and possessing the images after being found with the sickening stash at his home on September 24 last year.

Robertson of Griers Walk, Drybridge, admitted taking, permitting to be taken, or making an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph of a child.

He also pleaded guilty to possessing the indecent images between September 24 and September 29, 2021.

When Robertson was sentenced at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court last week [Tuesday, January 18] he was placed on a community payback order including 100 hours of unpaid work.

He was also registered as a sex offender and placed under the supervision of authorities for 12 months.

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